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Nov 30, 2012 3:00pm PST
happens which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense from td ameritrade. >> obama: i've been keeping my own naughty and nice list for washington. so you should keep your eye on who gets some correct this year. there are going to be some members of congress who get 'em and on don't. >> jennifer: that was president obama at the connect toy factory factory. he was warning congress they might end up on the naughty list. and he asked republicans to extend the bush era tax cuts for those making less than $250,000, but not for those making more. echoing the holiday theme with this grinch like association. >> let's not kid ourselves. i'm not trying to make this more difficult. >> jennifer: stalemate. didn't we just start talking? oh wait, he's just posturing right? to sort out the latest tough talk from the posture is michelle bernard founder of the bernard center center for women public policy. welcome back inside "the war room," michelle. >> thank you. >> jennifer: so, how serious is the stalemate that speaker boehner announceed today? >> i was listening to that sound bite a secon
Current
Nov 30, 2012 11:00pm PST
of time. smith has been asked to chair the science committee. i charge you and beg you to get him to watch your movie. i age that appointment would disturb you. >> in fact, we have distributed copies of this film to every member of the senate and the house. of course we have no idea if it's been watched by any of the members of congress but i really hope that they will. the thing that really killed me, and just overwhelms me sometimes is the knowledge that we here in america, in our current time and place, we have all the knowledge. we are the leaders internationally in observing these place from the ground, and observing how climate change is changing the world from ocean bowies to research slips to lied on the ground, it's just that they've been trying to ignore the tangible information and evidence that the best minds of our time are accumulateing and amassing. it grieves me to think that somebody in such an influential leadership position has been so eagerly and aggressively denying what has been a clear and obvious charge to our society and the rest of the world. >> jennifer: i cannot
CNBC
Dec 4, 2012 11:00pm EST
'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. n you take a closer look.... ...at the best schools in the world... ...you see they all have something very interesting in common. they have teachers... ...with a deeper knowledge of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this.  is bigger than we think ... sometimelike the flu.fer from with aches, fever and chills- the flu's a really big deal. so why treat it like it's a little cold? there's something that works differently than over-the-counter remedies. prescription tamiflu attacks the flu virus at its source. so don't wait. call your doctor right away. tamiflu is prescription medicine for treating the flu in adults and children one year and older whose flu symptoms started within the last two days. before taking tamiflu tell your doctor if you're pregnant, nursing. have serious health conditions, or take
SFGTV2
Nov 27, 2012 5:30pm PST
learning to bubble in a multiple choice response. it is not literature, science, innovation, or creativity. it is not innovation. we need rigor and imagination. you need both. you have the left hand and the right hand. we have to combine those things. in california, we create innovation by ab32, but the only state with the cap and trade program, we create it by cutting regulation. i had to fire two incumbent people in our division of conservation. there were blocking oil exploration. i fired them and the oil permits for drilling went up 18%. we have to work on many levels. we're promoting efficiency. we're promoting and renewable energy and climate change -- i take courage change very seriously. we have got to do with it and there is a lot of resistance. but we deal with that through enlightened government policies, feedback, and changing them when we find they do not work. and encouraging the private sector where the ideas come up. i do not think -- steve jobs working in his career came up with stuff. i did not know that steve jobs was working in that group on the computer. we want to hav
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 9:00am EST
one after another individuals cross receiving their masters and doctorate degrees in science, in math, engineering. the amazing thing is one after another had names that were almost imupon to pronounce -- impossible to pronounce in some cases, and clearly the majority of these engineers and scientists were going -- came from other countries and were being told they must return to them. he made the statement in his op-ed that in fact at the end rather than just a diploma, they should be given a diploma and green card. mr. speaker, i agree with thomas friedman on this subject. for each person we welcome to america with one of these high degrees, we create jobs, net jobs. we create opportunity for expansion of the kinds of businesses that, in fact, americans are prepared to work in, but often we do not have enough engineers, scientists, or math professionals. this shortage, particularly at the masters and doctorate level, is well documented. this is not something in which republicans and democrats are on different sides. this is something which we agree to it. there is some controversy,
Current
Nov 27, 2012 7:00pm PST
vehicles is seth fletcher, an editor with popular science magazine, the author of bottled lightning superbatteries, electric cars and the new lithium economy. he's joining us via skype from brooklyn new york. thanks for joining us in "the war room." >> thanks for having me. >> jennifer: you bet. can you just in very basic terms explain why electric cars are so expensive? >> as you've said, the main reason is because of the cost of the battery. these are huge, incredibly complicated versions of the lithium ion batteries we have in our cell phones and laptops. but the real problem is there's no fundamental reason the batteries can't get a lot cheaper. the very first battery was hand built. now they're built in small batches. here, you arrive at this dilemma, the more people buy electric cars, the cheaper they'll get. the cheaper they get the more people will buy them but how do you get started? so you know, as you noted in the first segment the obama administration has put a lot of resources into getting getting this
Current
Nov 29, 2012 7:00pm PST
of good economic science out today like consumer confidence is up, the housing market is recovering,. >> exactly. >> jennifer: and u.s. corporate profits are at the highest they have been in u.s. history for the third quarter. in u.s. history. >> yes. yes. >> jennifer: all right, so where are the jobs? if the profits are the highest they have been in u.s. history where are the jobs? >> unfortunately, part of the reason that the profits are high, part of it, is that with demand coming back slowly, companies have been able to meet the demand, increase the production with not a lot of additional employment. or with a lot of temporary employment. [speaking at the same time] >> or employment that isn't that expensive to pay for. so basically, they can make profits because they are selling, their prices of what production, their cost of production are not rising as rapidly and therefore they have profits. >> jennifer: so what is going to happen to cause them to reinvest? >> well, i think what we are seeing now is as t
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 12:00pm EST
national intelligence community. in 2011, the defense science board provided the secretary of defense guidance for a government-wide approach to preparing for the effects of climate change, concluding that -- and i quote -- "climate change will only grow in concern for the united states and its security interests." the 2010 quadrennial defense review by the department of defense noted khroeufp as one of the things -- climate change as one of the things that -- quote -- "will play important roles in the future security environment." and the white house's 2010 national security strategy stated -- quote -- "climate change threatens the security of regions and the health and safety of the american people." going back to 2008, there thomas fingar, then deputy chair for analysis said -- and i quote -- "global climate change will have wide-ranging implications for u.s. national security interests for the next couple of years." in a report requested by the c.i.a., the national research council wrote this year that -- quote -- "while climate change alone does not cause conflict, it may act as
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
on on the treadmill. does anyone have? @%e national science foundation studying the effects on disease. they decided to do this, and they spend 500,000 taxpayer dollars doing this study. if you can get scientists to waste money, the senator is back with another study. this time uncovering waste of the department of homeland security. and there was plenty of it. first, zombies apocalypse training. i know, crazy. part of our homeland response. they were betrayed by actors who were gunned down by a military unit. training occurred at a weeklong conference held at turner's point resort and spa. the cost worth the bargain of a thousand dollars. now we know how to protect ourselves from zombies. then there is columbus, ohio. an underwater robot. christ had a $98,000. the robot has a camera that provides a video this way to a vehicle on shore. i but i have to tell you that i don't know why, because columbus, ohio, the capital of ohio is wehrmacht. great lakes are up here. officials declared emergency because of grant deadlines. not to be outdone, seattle and a remote control helicopter. not really an issue
CNBC
Dec 4, 2012 6:00pm EST
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FOX Business
Nov 30, 2012 1:00pm EST
science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. lori: this is your fox business brief. stocks continue to search for direction on this the last trading day of the month. right now the dow is down 14 points but still holding above 13,000. >>> chevron and transocean reportedly agreed to change their offshore and safety operating procedures part of brazilian lawsuit seeking 20 billion in damages relating to a november 2012 oil spill. according to the reuters the agreement was drafted at the request for both companies with the federal prosecutors handling two civil lawsuits against them. >>> seattle-based boeing looking to enter federal mediation talks with one of its union. 23,000 member engineer group nowhere close to agreeing on pay raise and pensions. if no agreement is reached a strike is possible at the beginning of the year. that's the latest from the fox business network, giving you the power to prosper melissa: oil up only slightly but on track for the first monthly gain since august so can it hold on? phil flynn the price futures group in the pits of the cme with the lat
KRON
Dec 4, 2012 4:00am PST
innovators among charities increase education for girls and minority students in science and technology. seven nonprofit will win the first global global impact awards today. among them $5 million to water, a group that drill wells for water across africa. and $5 million to donors choose a doctor or for new investors is a science and math classes with the college board for under represent students. google says innovations is underfunded among nonprofits. >> we will be back in a minute welcome back the time is 4 :15. the bay area continue to conducclean up the aftermathf a storm that knocked down trees and cut the power for thousands. the trees all over were not down on to cars and homes and power was cut to thousands. the rain is being partly blamed for causing giant sinkhole here in lafayette. workers spent most of the day cleaning up the hole with holes, as the raiders and dump trucks. city officials say an expose a foot storm pipe was designed to save for transport water underneath the road but somehow failed. the road keeton sunday morning creating a crack crater that is 80 ft. long
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 8:00pm EST
performance of 15-year-olds in reading and math and science every three years, the united states students ranked working been reading 25th in math and 17th in science. the lack of preparedness poses stress on five national security funds. our economic growth and competitiveness and physical safety and intellectual property and u.s. global awareness and cohesion, please join me in welcoming the panelists to discuss this disturbing an important report. [applause] >> thank you. >> you can sit next to me. [applause] e-mail welcome to this evening in the broadcast of morning joe. the energy in this room is a real testament of two things. one is how this issue of education reform has been a combination of talent that we see in this room and how it has coalesced around this issue of new technologies. that there really is a sense that the moment has arrived and the other is jeb bush. [applause] >> i'm a great believer that two things matter. one is ideas and the other is people. that is the real driver of change. it is the driver of history. this includes the coming together of a person with real
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 8:00pm EST
colleagues in recognizing chairman ralph hall for his tenure as chairman of the house science committee. during his service, he reached acrong the -- across the aisle and forged bipartisan coalitions to support important legislation and no program, in my view, has benefited more if his bipartisan commitment than the united states space program. representative hall has been an especially strong voice for our nation's human space flight program which has benefited not only tbs and florida but propoled our nation on the path of unprecedented scientific and technological advancement. we can all learn a lot from our colleagues. congressman hall leads by example. he's well known for calling a spade a spade. his word truly is his bond and you can always take that to the bank. advancing our nation's human space flight program has been a hallmark for chairman hall. as we look out at america's next general riggs of explorers, space is their destiny and he'll help ensure that they reach it. ralph, there's a lot of work to do and i'm truly honored by the opportunity to serve with you an get it done
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 1:00pm EST
in fisheries and wildlife science from kansas state university in 1999, and her masters degree in biology from fort hayes state university in kansas. she loved the outdoors and was said to be at peace in nature. margaret anderson was living her dream, working with her husband at mount rainier national park as a united states park ranger. her duties were not confined to patrolling, but ranged from supervision of snowplow areas to medical coordination and instruction for her fellow staff members. anderson was described by her colleagues as a candid and honest co-worker who could always bring a smile to your face. on new year's day, anderson blocked the road with her patrol car to hinder the escape of a man who crashed through a checkpoint. little did she know at that time that the man was a suspect in an earlier shooting that wounded four people. the suspect shot at her while she was still blocking the road with her patrol car and she was fatally wounded. mr. speaker, national park ranger margaret anderson made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. i urge passage of this bill to honor her
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. for a professional cleansing device? join the counter revolution and switch to olay pro-x. get cleansing results as effective as a $200 system. guaranteed or your money back. olay pro-x. >>> welcome back to "the ed show." thanks for watching tonight. senate republicans are holding america's progress hostage with the filibuster. they have blocked legislation like the veterans jobs act, which is killing thousands of jobs in the process. now senate democrats want action. they want to change e. senate majority leader harry reid wants three changes to the filibuster. they would make debates public and provide a shorter timeframe for breaking filibusters. these are minor reforms and the filibuster can still be used. republican minority leader mitch mcconnell railed against the changed earlier today. he said they were an effort to marginalize the minority party. harry reid hit right back atd the gentleman from kentucky and referenced this comment senator john mccain made on monday. >> mr. chairman, i again apo
CNBC
Nov 30, 2012 2:00pm EST
what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. >>> with mandy out, it is going to be a very fast "street talk." yum! brands down a percentage. sa same-store fourth quarter sales down in china. the company could deliver 10% eps growth overall. however at 19 times projected next year's earnings, ubs sees the stock as a little rich. >>> conagra foods projected to improve long-term growth rates. they specifically mention frozen dough as part of the deal, saying it is on the store perimeter and that's a good thing. i have no idea what that means but i will trust jeffries. >>> verisign. having story here. it got approval from the u.s. government to serve as the operator of dotcom registries for six more years. however, they did not get the right to four price increases of up to 7% over the next six years and that stock move by the way wipes out all of this year's gains for ver. sign. zumiez missing revenue estimates, down nearly 30% year to date. blaming in part super storm sandy which does not explain the fact that zumiez also cut its forecast before
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 10:00am EST
an impact on brain function. as science and medicine progressed, society has come to understand mental illness with clarity. senator conrad and crapo wanted to strike the word lunatic from the united states code. i thank them for their effort and i encourage my colleagues to join me in supporting this bill to modernize or codified law to reflect the 21st century understanding of mental illness. and i reserve the balance of my time. . the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from virginia. mr. scott: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from virginia is recognized. mr. scott: this bill eliminates outdated references in the u.s. code that stigmatize individuals with mental illness. this legislation easily passed the senate with strong bipartisan support. the bill eliminates the word lunatic from the -- several sections of the united states code in order for our code to reflect meanings which are much more appropriate and up to date in the 21st century. in the past members of congress on both sides of the aisle have worked
FOX Business
Nov 29, 2012 9:20am EST
aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. stuart: the team clothing retailer aerospatiale is down. nicole: when they come out with their earnings and sales have been decent but it is the al look that has been disappointing so as a result we are seeing them to the down side. where we saw american eagle and abercrombie and fitch and other teen retailers doing better overall and giving out books that were better, and aerospatiale is getting pummeled down 7%. stuart: thank you. as we all know sales of guns have been booming this year, they really boom on black friday. the fbi field 154,000 background checks from gun dealers for prospective buyers. 62% of those applications were for so-called long guns, some of which are called assault weapons. i asked oliver north yesterday what exactly is an assault weapon? listen to this. >> that is in this book because that is what people are afraid of. they are afraid of a ban on so-called assault weapons that are simply semi-automatic firearms that look a certain way, somethin
FOX News
Dec 5, 2012 6:00am PST
and indicted it will never exonerate you. it's considered inadmissible, it's considered junk science. i would advice those kids not to take it. i would go a step further with the mother. i'd tell her to start naming names. if she has specific individuals who she feels are holding things back, like tamara pointed back, they may or may not be and they don't have an obligation to reveal it put some social paper on those individual, put their names in the letter, put it out there publicly. >> that is a risky thing to do. now you're risking opening yourself up to liability or defamation if you name people that are potentially involved in a crime and it didn't occur. martha: i think back to natalee holloway and her mother and how strong here she felt that that young man, joran van der sloot knew what happened, and the people who were with them had more information than they were giving. as a parent it's impossible to imagine when you know that all these people were with her. they went to a bar together, they might know a little bit about who else was there. i have to believe, keith, that these poli
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 9:00am EST
and science you will eventually lose the innovation raise. you are not going to be able to educate people to the jobs that are available, those jobs will go elsewhere. our global growth and competitiveness and that in some ways is the most obvious link. we are not preparing people for the work place, the workplace of the twenty-first century, we are not going to longer be the world's most competitive and innovative economy. more surprising for me was brought to us by the former chief, former secretary of the army who talked about the problems of the education system and the relationships of the armed forces, the inability of fully 70% of americans actually qualify for service in the armed forces ought to be a red flag for anyone. there are other reasons for-obesity, a fair amount of it is people can't pass the basic skills tests. just imagine that. a country developed country, the most powerful country in the world, to get into the military. the analog for that is secretary of state, realizing how few people start to learn foreign languagess in a timely fashion, how many people can actual
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 10:00am EST
of roseman university of health and sciences. in 1999 dr. rosenburg rented a small office space in henderson, nevada, believing he could establish a pharmacy school that would produce highly-skilled graduates ready to be recruited for work across the country. his innovative approach to education led him to develop a block format curriculum that emphasizes a student-centered active learning environment, allowing students to participate in experiencal education from the very beginning of their studies and complete their doctor al degree in just three years instead of the traditional four. making roseman one of the most affordable pharmacy schools in the nation. during his tenure, dr. rosenburg helped transform roseman of a local school of 38 students to a regional institution with over 1,000 and offering an array of quality programs in nursing, dentistry and business administration. mr. heck: as he prepared for retirement, i commend dr. rosenburg for his vision, innovation and commitment to offering students an affordable, state-of-the-art education that has and will benefit the state of nevad
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 9:00am EST
a speech in which he says he wants to use the tax hike to invest in training, education, science and research. when you're in a deep, deep hole, you're borrowing almost 40 cents of every dollar you spend, shouldn't you constrain yourself and not start new programs? or if you start a new needed program, shouldn't you reduce some less valuable program to pay for it instead of just taxing to create more programs? so not once in the speech did he discuss entitlements. it's the largest item in our government, entitlements. not once did the president of the united states discuss with the american people the problem of social security, medicare, medicaid are on an unsustainable path and are at great risk. shouldn't the president honestly talk to the american people about that? he didn't discuss our $16 trillion debt and how the debt commission that he appointed indicates that we're on an unsustainable path heading to a fiscal crisis. he did not discuss that. or the economic catastrophe that could occur if we don't get off this unsustainable path. the president should lead on these thing
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 5:00pm EST
objection, so ordered. mr. coburn: advances in biological science have changed the way we view disease. we now recognize the dysfunction of specific biochemical pathways. not disease specific pathways, biochemical pathways that govern cell behavior that may be similar in specifically disparate diseases or quite different in patients with the same disease. so what they're saying to you through this letter is that of course they're going to do what we tell them to do. but the very intent of what we're wanting to accomplish is you're going to delay the outcome. because we haven't significantly in the last three years, significantly increased n.i.h.'s budget, so limited dollars are going to be spent as directed through this recalcitrant bill that aren't going to direct the translational research and biochemical pathway research that they're in. and i would just tell my colleagues, in the next ten years, we're going to see such phenomenal changes in -- in our approach to disease and the treatments for that. and the reason we're going to see it is because we quit looking at diseases and we start
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
the 60th anniversary of the graduate research fellowship program of the senate science foundation. the presiding officer: is there objection to proceeding to the measure? without objection. mr. cardin: i further ask that the resolution be agreed to, the preamble be agreed to, the motion to reconsider be laid on the table with no intervening action or debate and any statements related to the matter be printed at the appropriate place in the record as if read. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. cardin: mr. president, i ask unanimous consent that when the senate completes its business today it adjourn until 9:30 a.m. on thursday, december 6, 2012, that following the prayer and pledge, the journal be approved to date, the morning business be deemed expired and the time for the leaders be reserved for the use later in the day. that following the leaders' remarks the senate be in a period of morning business until 11:45 a.m. with senators permitted to speak therein for up to ten minutes each with the previous order regarding retirement speeches remaining in effect and followi
Current
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
money aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. [ male announcer ] red lobster's crabfest ends soon. hurry in and try five succulent entrees like our tender snow crab paired with savory garlic shrimp. just $12.99. come into red lobster and sea food differently. and introducing 7 lunch choices for just $7.99. salads, sandwiches, and more. >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's a "the stephanie miller show." ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ and it's time to feel good ♪ ♪ hey, all right now ♪ ♪ and it's time to feel good ♪ >> stephanie: it is "the stephanie miller show." chuckling warmly over -- jim's hobby. getting irritated by the people that comment on yahoo stories. >> the yahoos who comment on yahoo about the kennedy center awards last night. take your honors and shove it up your collective socialist butt starting with you socialist in chief. >> what? >> stephanie: the other one.
Current
Dec 3, 2012 9:00am PST
the market is doing and being ready, no matter what happens which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense from td ameritrade. 1c >> announcer: stephanie miller. ♪ you may be right, i may be crazy ♪ ♪ you may be wrong but all i know, you may be right ♪ >> stephanie: it is "the stephanie miller show." welcome to it. 23 minutes after the hour. the rude pundit in hour three today. eric boehlert coming up to cohost right-wing world at the top of the hour. all right. so lots going on. it is getting fiscal cliffy around here. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] nancy pelosi is threatening to force a vote on the bush tax cuts for the middle class. friday, yeah the house -- g.o.p. will not hold a vote on the middle class tax bill. >> not going to do anything. >> stephanie: he will be over there making a mitch face. >> i don't feel like it. this is stupid. >> stephanie: the senate has approved one in response, nancy pelosi announced democrats plan to bring the legislation to the floor vote no matter what. d
FOX News
Dec 5, 2012 3:00am PST
. they want o make sure that science and engineers that are educated here in america or that have great ideas and want to be in america have a chance to come here. that has been difficult over the years. that is something that can get done, but i think they will run into some opposition because people who want a more comprehensive bill that would deal with farm labor, for example, they are worried that if you get that one bill done that helps the business community with the smartest and brightest immigrants, that you won't be dealing with everybody and i think that that will be the rub. >> steve: kay bailey hutchison has got legislation in the senate. we'll see if anything happens there. apparently at the white house yesterday, some blogger was standing this and said hey, look there, goes rachel madow. and then, hey, it's al sharpton. there goes -- what were all the msnbc guys doing at the white house? apparently they were invited by the white house to talk about what the president's pitch is regarding the fiscal cliff. he's been adamant, the top 2% have to pay a higher tax rate and apparentl
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 11:00pm EST
stanford in computer sciences. i started asking him what he studied behind computer issues that i was shocked he could graduate from this amazing university where condi teaches and he had when economics course or history course. we basically said we're going to start producing at the castle curricular material. but produce simulations and modules afford that high schools and colleges can use to close this gap between what it is kids know and what it is a need to know in order to be ready for this world to like it or not is going to fundamentally affect. >> do come from an educational background in foreign policy and security background. what is your sense to fix the problem? >> maybe i will start and then pass it to someone. i come from a national security background, cc is a product of the educational system, if you will, gives me a perspective on what it is we need to achieve in that period of time. obviously a fan produced at the very, very best. i would so you two things. number one, if you have low expectations of even the best in its comment they will live down to them. [app
NBC
Nov 28, 2012 7:00am PST
would develop in their other breast. doctors say the science suggests for most women that fear is unfounded. >> the idea that by doing bigger surgery you're being safer and helping ensure a better outcome just simply true. >> there are some notable exceptions. women with a very strong family history of breast cancer, at least two or more immediate relatives, and those who carry very strong genetic mutations, for those women, yes, having a double mastectomy may be advisable, but those are the individuals who must make those decisions talking to their doctors and fear, we found, is the overriding reason people are having those, not the individual family decisions. >> let me pick up on that. let me be devil's advocate. no woman wants to do a double mastectomy but if she feels she should is there any harm? >> it's a major surgery. having a breast removed is not a simple operation. you also leave some breast tissue behind. place a bet that there's a 70% chance of you not ever having trouble or 90% chance, would you go ahead and have major surgery, the answer is no. we've let the fea
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 12:00pm EST
or msnbc that catered to a certain audience and psychology and political science because it cognitive discipline. people tune in to what they want to hear and get their views reinforced. talk radio was just beginning to flourish and you didn't have the internet. the internet now has a content ratio of information coming over the internet very, very high. and get 50% of people get their information of the internet. and the sites dillinger here to get this passed along. these are not what i would call efforts to bring us together. these tend to be polarizing mechanisms that make it more difficult to achieve a compromise. the speaker were to go off and cut a deal by the time he's back on capitol hill with sean hannity they didn't make it. the members phones lit up like a christmas tree, the switchboards of angry people to talk about what they've heard. it makes it very difficult for the members that there is another factor that has come in that isn't talked about as much but it's equally important at least in the mind of policy makers and that is the fact that campaign financing has chan
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 9:00am EST
energy and commerce committee. science is clear. cutting carbon emissions over the long term is key to reducing the risk of extreme weather. so i thank you for the opportunity to testify, and look forward to working together to help our fellow americans feel from hurricanes and, to ensure that we're all better prepared for similar storms of the future. thank you so much. >> thank you represented. and i would go -- welcome. >> thank you, madam chairman. very much appreciate the invitation to speak before this committee today. i am very proud to represent staten island and brooklyn. staten island was one of the hardest hit areas of all new york city. i was on the ground from the moment the storm started. the amount of devastation that i saw was unimaginable. 24 staten islanders lost their lives. families lost everything. homes were literally torn off their foundations. some collapsed. large boats, yachts were scattered deepened the neighborhoods piled up on two peoples homes. more than 100,000 were without power for weeks. people slept in a cold, damp home, and for his of to move to a
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